Homeschooling with Experience-Based Learning (Ep #53, 2/22/15)

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Savvy Homeschool Moms Podcast, Episode #53, Homeschooling with Experience-Based LearningIn this episode, the moms discuss temporarily switching gears with math and Tina shares more details on her new “Experience-Based Learning” system and announces an exciting new program!

Links in this Episode:

Timez Attack
Quick Math
Traveling Through History with Doctor Who
Moodle Homeschool
Homeschooling with the Amazing Race Facebook group
Beast Academy
Exceptional Parents Unlimited
Rogue Festival
Episode where Experience Based Learning was introduced
Curriculum Doesn’t Work for Every Homeschooler
My New Experience-Based Learning System
Julie Gilbert’s EXCELLENT “Stickability” book ($6)
Cowgirls Guide to Riding Wild Donkeys” (free ebook!) –free homeschool planner “Planned Spontaneity
Homeschooling with Experience-Based Learning Facebook group
Minecraft Homeschool

Books in this Episode:


Together – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling
Maeven (14) – Chipmunks on the Doorstep by Edwin Tunis
Tyren (9) – The Capture (#1 in the Guardians of Ga’Hoole series) by Kathryn Lasky and is currently working on #2, The Journey
Me – Listening to Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Connecting, by Dr. Laura Markham


Dani (age 12) – The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Jack (age 9) – Here’s Hank, Bookmarks are People, Too by Henry Winkler (together), Attack of the Clones by Elizabeth Dowsett, Fight to the Finish by Bill Scollon, Return of the Jedi by Emma Grange
Me – Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell by Susanne Clarke

Links of the Week:

Science Out Loud, YouTube channel
55 Science Picture Books from the blog What We Do All Day


This episode is sponsored by:

Moving Beyond the Page – homeschool curriculum for hands-on, creative, and gifted learners. Learn more at

Math Mammoth – Publisher of student directed math worktexts that all the Savvy Homeschool Kids use. Learn more at

Pandia Press – Publisher of REAL Science Odyssey and History Odyssey. Check out their fantastic Try Before you Buy! Learn more at

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